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    Sports Illustrated – Nearly $5 billion to be bet on Super Bowl LI

    January 31, 2017  An estimated $4.7 billion will be bet by Americans on Super Bowl LI this Sunday, according to a report from the American Gaming Association. That figure is an 11% rise over the action from last year’s Super Bowl between the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers. Nevada is the only state that allows for sports […]

    American Gaming Association Statement on Supreme Court’s Decision to Invite Solicitor General to Examine New Jersey’s Sports Betting Case

    Washington, DC – American Gaming Association (AGA) President and CEO Geoff Freeman released the following after the United States Supreme Court invited the U.S. Solicitor General to examine New Jersey’s sports betting petition: “We are encouraged that the U.S. Supreme Court has expressed interest in the problems posed by PASPA, the failed law that fuels a $150 billion illegal […]

    FULL REMARKS: American Gaming Association’s Geoff Freeman Addresses Louisiana Riverboat Economic Development and Gaming Task Force

    Washington, DC – American Gaming Association (AGA) President and CEO Geoff Freeman today addressed the Louisiana Riverboat Economic Development and Gaming Task Force to highlight casino gaming’s strong commitment to the state and how regulatory and policy changes could help the industry thrive – and maximize its benefits for the state and local communities – […]

    ESPN – PGA Tour’s Jay Monahan: Opportunity, complexities with gaming

    January 12, 2017  By David Purdum  The PGA Tour has been examining potential opportunities with sports betting, and new commissioner Jay Monahan says he’ll have an “open mind toward it” in the future. “You look at [daily fantasy sports providers] DraftKings and Fan Duel, you look at gaming in the international markets, there’s a lot […]

    Gaming Companies Urge Next Attorney General to Join Fight Against Illegal Gambling

    Washington, DC – In a letter sent today, the American Gaming Association (AGA) urged Senator Charles Grassley (R-Iowa), chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), ranking member, to consider the important role the next U.S. attorney general will play in enforcing laws combating illegal gambling operations. The AGA’s letter comes as […]

    Las Vegas Sun – Former casino owner in Oval Office may yield new cooperation in D.C.

    December 24, 2016  By Thomas Moore  To gaming lobbyists, Donald Trump’s election is proof of at least one thing: The days of people looking askew at the casino industry are over. “A former casino owner was elected as president of the United States” Geoff Freeman, president and CEO of the American Gaming Association (AGA), said […]

    Memo to President-Elect Trump Details Casino Gaming Industry’s Priorities

    Washington, DC – The American Gaming Association (AGA) has sent a memo to the President-elect Donald J. Trump transition team laying out its priorities and stances on key issues for 2017 and beyond. The memo also provides Trump, a former casino owner, and his transition team with the latest facts about the $240 billion gaming […]

    Yahoo – Trump presidency could spur legalized sports betting

    December 20, 2016  By Daniel Roberts  Among many parts of public policy and federal law that may change under President Donald Trump, some in the sports world are wondering if the former casino owner might be particularly inclined to support the legalization of sports betting. It is an effort that has seen a groundswell in the past […]